OCTA Bike Festival Info

OCTA Bike Festival in conjunction with the Dana Point Grand Prix – Presented by Kingston Technology

The Dana Point Grand Prix, the City of Dana Point, Kingston Technology, and the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) have teamed up to bring you the best Dana Point Grand Prix Yet!  From the OCTA Bike Festival, to adrenaline fueled racing, to delicious food and drink, to the amazing community of Dana Point, there is something at the DPGP for everyone making this the best OC Bike Festival ever.

Bring your honey or bring the whole family for a day in the sun celebrating bikes, good food and drink, and make memories.


The OCTA Bike Festival

OCTA has joined the Dana Point Grand Prix this year and is throwing the best bike festival Orange County has seen yet!  We have a steady stream of awesome, family friendly activities, kids and adult races, giveaways, and more.  Keep reading for more details.

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BMX Bike Show

Top riders are coming out to DPGP to show off their skills. Flips, big air, and more on display for all spectators, young and old. OCTA Bike Festival BMX Stunt Show Times: 10:30AM & 1:15PM”

Free Bike Safety Check

Local bike shops will be onsite with free bike safety checks to make sure your bike is in prime condition for race day. Even if you are a non-racer, bring your bike! Get a free tune up and tour sunny Dana Point on two wheels.

E-Bike Demos

Come try out electronic bikes! Such a good way to get to nearby places, getting fresh air and exercise or just cruising to help the environment.

Expo Village

Bike shops and health vendors with the latest in racks and bikes and healthy living snacks.

Giveaways

The OCTA Bike Festival will feature giveaways throughout the day. Show up for a chance to win.

Safety Lights

OCTA has tons of lights that they will bringing out to the event for you. As always safety is their number one concern.

OCTA Bike Racks

More details from OCTA coming soon!

Contest: Win a Bike!

Pledge to bike during Bike Month for a chance to win a bike!  OCTA will have iPads onsite so you can pledge and enter to win.


Kids Events

All of our awesome kids events are brought to you by the Boys and Girls Club of Capistrano Valley.


  • Kids Rides (FREE): Share your love of cycling with your kids! What a better way for kids to get into the sport of cycling, then to participate in a fun ride.  All DPGP kids events are FREE for kids ages 4 to 12.  All participants receive a FREE t-shirt, award medal and cool goodie bag swag!
  • Get to onsite registration between 9-11am for 12pm event.
  • Kid’s face painting booths and bounce house!
  • 5th Marine sponsored vehicle and equipment display from Camp Pendleton.
  • Bike shop bike tryouts
  • BMX Show

Kid’s Race Schedule


Racing/Spectating: Awesome Racing Action

The Dana Point Grand Prix is one of America’s premier crit races, with top pro men and women participating in force at speeds of 40+. This makes for an absolutely spectacular day as a spectator, with super-fast racing action, killer competition, crashes, and more!


Food and Drink

The Dana Point Grand Prix and the OCTA Bike Festival is situated in the beautiful, seaside community of Dana Point, California. Along with some of the best, fastest paced racing action in America, you will find a gorgeous community with vibrant local businesses, eateries, and more.

Here are just a few that are located on or near the race course.

Restaurants


Craft House

Founded in May of 2016 by Chef Blake Mellgren, Craft House has quickly become a staple in the Dana Point community. With craft cocktails by mixologists, to savory gourmet dishes, you never leave their restaurant without a good time.


Bon Jour Café

Using the same high quality ingredients and techniques that bistro chefs have used for generations, they bring you daily the best French breakfast and lunch in town.


Stillwater

Completely renovated in 2013, StillWater is the ideal place to experience live entertainment, appreciate hand-crafted cocktails and enjoy locally-sourced dishes from Chef Manuel Delgado.


Luxe Restaurant and Bar

Luxe Restaurant and Martini Bar brings a sophisticated and eclectic fusion menu to Dana Point. Luxe’s blend of tapas style dining, fresh fruit martinis, and a modern and sophisticated atmosphere are guaranteed to awaken the senses.


The Shwack Beach Grill

Known for its delicious burgers, The Shwack Beach Grill features a California-fresh menu, a wide craft beer selection, and an easy going, beach atmosphere. Great tacos too!


Peking Dragon

Peking Dragon Chinese Restaurant is a local landmark in Dana Point, California on the famous Pacific Coast Highway 101, just steps away from the Pacific Ocean.


Harbor house

Harbor House Café Always Open! The Harbor House Café has been serving coastal California patrons since 1939. It is just the kind of traditional eatery that locals and newcomers flock to for good food, excellent service and attractive décor. 


Hennessey’s Tavern

Your Neighborhood Meeting Place, serving breakfast lunch and dinner daily!! Great drink features! Great weekly promotions on food and drink! Live Entertainment!


Coastal Kitchen

Christina and Mike Grant, the owners of Coastal Kitchen, have created an experience that will delight and satisfy the most discerning guest. Fueled by their passion for food and a love of hospitality, the Grants have established Coastal Kitchen as the go-to spot for those in Orange County. 


Luciana’s Ristorante

Awarded the Southern California Restaurant Writers gold medal since 1996, three stars from the California Restaurant Writers, Zagat’s Survey “America’s 1,000 Top Italian Restaurants 2008” and an Award of Excellence for its wine list, Luciana’s has been setting the standard for classic as well as innovative Italian cuisine.


Jack’s

Jacks restaurant bar features grass fed meats and wild caught fish as well as sustainable seafood, free range chicken and seasonal, organic vegetables. Jack’s also offers several gluten free and vegetarian dishes.


Rita’s

Great cool desserts including shakes, gelato, custards, cookies and sundaes!


Little Asian Kitchen

The name, The Little Kitchen Asian Cafe, reflects the core values of our restaurant. We took the best parts from the home kitchen and built a restaurant around it to offer healthy home-cooked meals at an affordable price. Our pot-stickers are made in-house and our soups are made daily from scratch to name just a few.


Coffee


Crank and Grind Coffee

“Aussies” appreciate “great coffee” and when we say coffee, we mean “great espresso” not milkshake containers of a drip filtered brew with flavorings and sugary syrups served in cups with peculiar names like “Grande” or “Venti” Coffee Snobs – yes, we are!…..and we have good reason to be.


JC Beans

Fresh baked-on-site croissants, cinnamon rolls, cookies and other tasty goodies. Best Baristas’ in California; unrivaled customer service; great customers and local community vibe.


Starbucks

Starbucks uses the highest quality arabica coffee as the base for its espresso drinks. Learn about our unique coffees and espresso drinks today.